Famous People Who Died In 1626

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1626. This list includes people like Francis Bacon, John Dowland, Willebrord Snell, Nurhaci, Edward Alleyn and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, playwrights and astronomers who died in 1626. This list includes people from England, Netherlands and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 22, 1561
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strand, London, England
Died: April 9

 2 Nurhaci

Nurhaci.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: February 21, 1559
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Xinbin Manchu Autonomous County
Died: September 30

 3 John Dowland

John Dowland.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Lutenist and Composer
Birthdate: 1563 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 20

 4 Edward Alleyn

Edward Alleyn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 1, 1566
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 25

 5 Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: English commander
Birthdate: August 24, 1561
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 28

 6 Lancelot Andrewes

Lancelot Andrewes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: priest, translator, theologian, Bible translator
Birthdate: July 16, 1555
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: September 25

 7 Willebrord Snell

Willebrord Snell.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer & Mathematician
Birthdate: June 13, 1580
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leiden, Dutch Republic
Died: October 30
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 8 William Cavendish, 1st earl of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 1st earl of Devonshire
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 27, 1552
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Died: March 3

 9 Samuel Purchas

Samuel Purchas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 1577 AD
Birthplace: Thaxted, England
Died: 1626 AD

 10 Samuel Argall

Samuel Argall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Adventurer
Birthdate: 1580 AD
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: January 24

 11 Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester

Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: November 19, 1563
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: July 13

 12 Ernst von Mansfeld

Ernst von Mansfeld
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 1580 AD
Birthplace: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: November 29

 13 Edmund Gunter

Edmund Gunter
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 1581 AD
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England
Died: December 10

 14 Christian the Younger of Brunswick

Christian the Younger of Brunswick
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: September 20, 1599
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Germany
Died: June 16

 15 Théophile de Viau

Théophile de Viau
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1590 AD
Birthplace: Clairac, France
Died: September 25

 16 Cyril Tourneur

Cyril Tourneur
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 1575 AD
Birthplace: Great Parndon,England
Died: February 28

 17 Paul Bril

Paul Bril
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1554 AD
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: October 7

 18 Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de Gondomar

Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de Gondomar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spanish diplomat and ambassador
Birthdate: November 1, 1567
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Astorga, Spain
Died: October 2

 19 William Rowley

William Rowley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: 1585 AD
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: January 31

 20 John Davies

John Davies
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: English poet and writing master
Birthdate: April 16, 1569
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Died: December 8

 21 Adriaen de Vries

Adriaen de Vries
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: 1556 AD
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: 1626 AD

 22 Salomon de Brosse

Salomon de Brosse
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 1571 AD
Birthplace: Verneuil, France
Died: December 9

 23 François de Bonne, Duke of Lesdiguières

François de Bonne, Duke of Lesdiguières
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: April 1, 1543
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, France
Died: September 21

 24 Niall Garvach O'Donnell

Niall Garvach O'Donnell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chieftain
Birthdate: 1569 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: 1626 AD

 25 Nicholas Breton

Nicholas Breton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1545 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1626 AD

 26 James Sempill

James Sempill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1566 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1626 AD